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Shon Faye
Books

Shon Faye on TERFs, trolls and the reality of being trans today

In her powerful new book, Shon Faye reclaims the idea of the ‘transgender issue’ to uncover the reality of what it means to be trans in a transphobic society.

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Shon Faye
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Trans Pride march in London
News

Powerful photos from yesterday’s Trans+ Pride event in London

Thousands turned out to protest and demand equal rights for the trans+ community.

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Lauren Geall
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Elliot Page
Celebrity

Elliot Page opens up about the joy of being trans in a powerful new Oprah interview

The actor spoke candidly about the "life-changing" experience of transitioning.

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Christobel Hastings
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Cartoon of workmates standing in front of a desk whispering
Careers

“I felt second-rate”: stats show discrimination against trans people at work is getting worse

Over a third of trans employees have experienced workplace discrimination in the last five years.

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Eve Livingston
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Aiden Wynn
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Why Elliot Page’s announcement is so important

His coming out post speaks to the joy and the fear of being transgender.

Laverne Cox
News

We can’t turn a blind eye to transphobic hate crime in the UK

Laverne Cox's recent experience of harassment highlights the need for sustained support for the trans community.

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Aiden Wynn
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Sarah McBride.
Politics

Sarah McBride responds to making history with her US election win

“We did it. We won the general election.”

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Hollie Richardson
Published
There’s another inquiry being launched into trans equality. Here’s why it’s not an excuse to roll back existing rights
News

Another inquiry into trans equality has been launched, and it’s a cause for concern

Here's why it isn’t an excuse to roll back existing transgender rights.

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Aiden Wynn
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Tampons on a blue background
Life

Why Superdrug’s new period products for “people who menstruate” are so important

It’s about time we got rid of the idea that a woman = someone who has periods.

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

“My twin and I finally spoke about them coming out as trans and it changed both of our lives”

An overdue conversation helped Ella become a better trans ally.

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Ella Glover
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Munroe Bergdorf
People

Munroe Bergdorf on what has made the current anti-racism movement so powerful

“We’re not speaking about awareness, we’re speaking about action.”

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Lauren Geall
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Christobel Hastings
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“Why it’s vital that we hear LGBTQ stories of hope and joy”

These stories from LGBTQ+ pioneers are a celebration of joy we all need to hear.

Jonathan Van Ness
People

Why Jonathan Van Ness’ response to that LGBTQ+ ruling is so important

Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness’ response to the US Supreme Court’s decision to finally back protection for LGBTQ+ workers has gone viral.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Daniel Radcliffe visits People Now on December 06, 2019 in New York, United States. (Photo by Jim Spellman/Getty Images)
People

Everything Daniel Radcliffe got right in his response to JK Rowling’s tweets

“Transgender women are women,” writes the Harry Potter actor.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Life

4 activists on why we need to change the period narrative

Because everyone needs access to products, particularly in a pandemic

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Gabrielle Union
People

The powerful message hidden in Gabrielle Union and daughter Zaya’s matching tuxedos

This is why the actor and her husband wore co-ordinated outfits for their daughter’s first red carpet.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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juno
Long Reads

Juno Dawson: “Why I’m no longer debating trans rights”

“We need to tool up – with willing men alongside us – to dismantle the power structures which are holding all women back.”

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Juno Dawson
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Piers Morgan on ITV's Good Morning Britain
People

It’s time to stop celebrating trolls like Piers Morgan

The GMB host has been nominated as 2020’s Columnist of the Year. Why?

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Kayleigh Dray
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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Jodie Turner-Smith just had the perfect response to someone who asked the gender of her baby

“I’m excited to see who they reveal themselves to be”.

People

Gabrielle Union just introduced her daughter to the world in the best way

World, meet Zaya Wade.

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Jessica Rapana
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